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Helmingham Hall

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Stowmarket, Suffolk View map Visit website

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Helmingham Hall Gardens offers a beautiful country wedding venue in Suffolk. The moated Tudor Hall is set within a 400-acre ancient deer park and boasts the most incredible Grade I listed gardens. The beautiful surroundings provide the perfect setting for your big day.

Set just a stone's throw away from the stunning gardens, the charming Coach House provides a wonderful setting for your civil ceremony or partnership. Following the ceremony, you and your guests can make full use of the gardens for drinks and canapés or to capture a few photographs for your cherished wedding album. Alternatively, if you have your heart set on a church service and religious ceremony, the beautiful St Mary's Church is just a short stroll from the Hall and gardens.

After enjoying a few drinks in the stunning Parterre, you and your guests can head to The Coach House for your wedding breakfast or a marquee placed in front of the hall for a fantastic evening reception. The Coach House is ideal for small, more intimate weddings with up to 65 dining guests. If you opt for a marquee, there is no maximum capacity, allowing you to enjoy a huge, vibrant wedding celebration.

The unique country venue is available for your exclusive use, meaning that yours will be the only event taking place on your big day. With this in mind, you and your guests can make full use of the stunning grounds and facilities on offer.

We offer a number of flexible packages and catering options to help create your dream wedding day. Whether you wish to hold your whole day or just your reception here, please don't hesitate to get in touch today!

  • Exclusive use available – no other event will take place here on your big day
  • Beautiful Grade I listed gardens within the 400-acre ancient deer park
  • Can hold your civil ceremony within The Coach House or at St Mary’s Church within the estate grounds
  • Perfect for both intimate and grand celebrations
  • Flexible catering options and no corkage fee!
  • Unique and exclusive wedding venue in the country

Frequently Asked Questions

Venue Type:

Exclusive Use
In the Country
Stately Home
Historic
Civil Ceremony Licence
Church
Outdoor License

Dining Options:

Seated Meal Facilities
Allows Private Catering
Alcohol Licence
Buffet Meal Facilities

Evening Entertainment:

Marquee Available
Entertainment Licence
Evening Reception Facilities

Other Features:

Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Confetti Permitted
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    Gemma Married on 10/06/2017
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    Perfect Venue

    We fell in love with Helmingham Hall from the moment we first saw it. The buildings and gardens are stunning and the 2 moats with all the bridges look incredible. We had a relatively small wedding, so getting married in the coach house was the perfect size for us and spreading out into the courtyard in the evening was lovely.
    Katie and everyone at Helmingham were amazing in the lead up to and on our special day. Due to having access to the venue from the Friday (to decorate) until the Monday, we were made to feel exclusive and special, and helped make the weekend feel really relaxed.
    Jac (the caterer) and her team were also brilliant and all our guests mentioned how lovely the food was.
    We couldn't have wished for a better day, and Helmingham Hall and all the staff there were fundamental in making it so special. Thank you!
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    Mrs Married on 20/08/2016
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    Uniquely Stunning

    Helmingham Hall was the perfect venue for us. It offers a stunning backdrop with the Hall and beautiful gardens, as well as plenty of character and local history. The grounds and buildings available, give so much flexibility that we were really able to make the day our own. We wanted something relaxed and fun, yet still special with an element of tradition. We found all of this here at Helmingham Hall. With a church within the grounds of the hall we were able to walk with our guests across the grounds towards the hall after our ceremony. It was a beautiful walk and a lovely way to start our reception. The organisers, caterers and staff at Helmingham hall were incredibly accommodating and friendly which helped make the whole day more relaxed and special. They were never short of ideas or help when it was needed. One of the best things about Helmingham Hall was the fact it did feel very exclusive and you were not part of a conveyor belt of weddings throughout the year. This was evident from the energy and care the staff showed us in helping put our day together and making it unique. We would absolutely recommend this as a wedding venue.

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